Impacts of invasive alien species at EU level

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  • Threatened reptiles (almost 35 % of species) and butterflies (more than 25 % of species) are the threatened groups most impacted by invasive alien species.
  • Invasive alien species impact exclusively on threatened species in the marine mammals and the dragonflies.
  • Concerning amphibians, non-threatened species (approximately 45 %) are impacted by invasive alien species proportionately more than threatened species.

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